Month: January 2012

MOTU Announce The MicroBook IIMOTU Announce The MicroBook II

MOTU this sping will be introducing the MicroBook II which promises to be an updated version of the original compact, studio-grade audio interface. The MOTU Microbook II turns your  Mac or PC into a personal

Choosing A Custom PC For Music ProductionChoosing A Custom PC For Music Production

The requirements of a PC for music production. So you’ve decided to power your studio with a new PC for music production but where do you start with it? Why exactly would you choose to

IK Multimedia learn to Dj with iRig MIXIK Multimedia learn to Dj with iRig MIX

Another new product at NAMM this year from IK Multimedia see them adding a DJ solution to their popular iRig series. Called the iRig mix we  see a 2 channel dj style mixer solution that

IK Multimedia – iRig StompIK Multimedia – iRig Stomp

Also at NAMM this year but this time for the guitarists was the iRig stomp. Whilst many would have expected further pedal developents for this series of devices this stomp box style hardware controller for

IK Multimedia iRig PRE – The universal microphone interface for iPhone/iPod touch/iPadIK Multimedia iRig PRE – The universal microphone interface for iPhone/iPod touch/iPad

NAMM this year saw IK Multimedia continued expanding it’s range of portable solutions by introducing  it’s new iRig PRE The iRig PRE is a solution designed for connecting via its XLR socket any type of

Bitwig Studio – Ableton remixed?Bitwig Studio – Ableton remixed?

News this week has come in about Bitwig Studio’s multi-platform sequencer hitting it’s Beta phase and opening up it’s testing rosta to those who wish to apply. On first impressions its looking like Ableton has

Universal Audio Apollo – Thunderbolt Audio Interface With UAD-2 DSPUniversal Audio Apollo – Thunderbolt Audio Interface With UAD-2 DSP

The Universal Audio Apollo is first to the plate with a thunderbolt interface, although it is an optional extra, they have managed not to make this just an audio interface, but actually combine it with

Numark @ NAMM with new DJ KitNumark @ NAMM with new DJ Kit

Also at NAMM are Numark showing off a number of attention getting items this year. The Numark 4Trak       What They Say: Four decks of software control, a four-channel mixer and total command

RME Fireface UCXRME Fireface UCX

Ever imagined what would happen if you put a Fireface UFX, a Fireface 400, Fireface UC and a Babyface in a blender? Well actually, that would make a hell of a lot of expensive unusable

Alesis @ NAMM with iPad tools and controllers aplenty.Alesis @ NAMM with iPad tools and controllers aplenty.

The big thing for the last few years at NAMM has been the ever growing selection of iPad style portable recording tools, and this year proves no exception. Leading the charge is Alesis with a